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NovaCustom NV4X Dasharo Release Notes

Following Release Notes describe status of Open Source Firmware development for NovaCustom NV4X

For details about our release process please read Dasharo Standard Release Process.

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Test results for this platform can be found here.

v1.2.1 - 2022-06-23

Fixed

  • cbfstool logo replacement not working on NV4x v1.2.0

Known issues

Binaries

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SBOM (Software Bill of Materials)

v1.2.0 - 2022-06-10

Added

  • Renamed device to NovaCustom NV4x

Fixed

  • Wake from suspend doesn't work with certain SSDs
  • CVE-2022-29264 SMM loader vulnerability
  • Fix BIOS vendor name in SMBIOS

Known issues

Binaries

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SBOM (Software Bill of Materials)

v1.1.0 - 2022-03-23

Added

  • Add Dasharo Tools Suite network boot integration
  • Add a persistent bootlogo implementation

Known issues

Binaries

clevo_nv41mz_v1.1.0.rom sha256 sha256.sig

SBOM (Software Bill of Materials)

v1.0.1 - 2022-03-01

Added

  • Change DMI fields to match previous Insyde firmware
  • Hide unknown ACPI devices
  • Set correct Realtek HD Audio subsystem ID
  • Set correct ACPI path for the TPM
  • Set TPM IRQ in a manner understood by Windows

Removed

  • Removed proprietary blobs from built coreboot images

Fixed

  • Updating firmware using fwupd
  • MIC-in phone jack not working
  • This PC can't run Windows 11 error while installing Windows 11 from a USB pen drive

Known issues

Binaries

clevo_nv41mz_v1.0.1.rom sha256 sha256.sig

SBOM (Software Bill of Materials)

v1.0.0 - 2022-01-19

Added

  • Documentation for touchpad hotkey enablement on Linux

Removed

  • Removed proprietary blobs from built coreboot images

Fixed

  • The touchpad ON/OFF switch Fn key is not functional
  • Charging indicator displays wrong state if power adapter was unplugged while in sleep mode
  • Bluetooth does not work under Windows

Known issues

Binaries

clevo_nv41mz_v1.0.0.rom sha256 sha256.sig

SBOM (Software Bill of Materials)

v0.5.0 - 2021-11-19

Added

  • vboot Verified Boot
  • TPM Measured Boot
  • Custom fan curve
  • Microcode for Tiger Lake stepping 0x2
  • Documentation for EC firmware update

Changed

  • Disabled unused DPTF device

Fixed

Known issues

Binaries

dasharo_clevo_nv41mz_v0.5.0.rom sha256 sha256.sig

SBOM (Software Bill of Materials)

v0.4.0 - 2021-10-26

Added

  • Added full support for sleep mode (s0ix / Modern Standby)
  • Added support for NV41MB model
  • Added support for nvidia discrete graphics (doesn't power off in Windows yet)

Changed

  • Fixed regression with non-funtional airplane mode hotkey on Windows
  • Disabled legacy 8254 timer for lower power draw

Fixed

Known issues

Binaries

dasharo_clevo_nv41mz_v0.4.0.rom sha256 sha256.sig

SBOM (Software Bill of Materials)

v0.3.0 - 2021-10-11

Added

  • Support for discrete TPM
  • USB Type-C ACPI support (UCSI)
  • Improved runtime power management for SSD (reduces power usage while in sleep)
  • Added partial sleep support (system saves power, but fans still spin)

Changed

  • Rebased on coreboot revision ae9a8447

Known issues

Binaries

dasharo_clevo_nv41mz_v0.3.0.rom sha256 sha256.sig

SBOM (Software Bill of Materials)

v0.2.1 - 2021-9-29

Added

  • Integrated graphics backlight configuration for Windows

Changed

  • Updated the Video Bios Table

Fixed

Known issues

Binaries

dasharo_clevo_nv41mz_v0.2.1.rom sha256 sha256.sig

SBOM (Software Bill of Materials)

v0.2.0 - 2021-9-24

Added

  • UEFI Secure Boot support
  • UEFI Shell selectable in boot menu
  • iPXE selectable in boot menu
  • NovaCustom boot logo
  • Customized boot menu keys
  • Customized setup menu keys
  • Support for backlight hotkey in Windows
  • Preserve boot order settings after Dasharo update

Changed

  • Replaced CorebootPayloadPkg with Dasharo UEFIPayloadPkg
  • Changed the behavior of airplane mode to match stock firmware (now it can be disabled in software)

Known issues

Binaries

dasharo_clevo_nv41mz_v0.2.0.rom sha256 sha256.sig

SBOM (Software Bill of Materials)

v0.1.2 - 2021-08-31

Added

  • Clevo NV41MZ platform support
  • Clevo IT5570 EC support
  • UEFI boot support
  • configurable boot order
  • configurable boot options
  • Integreated graphics initialization for internal LCD (eDP) and external HDMI port

Binaries

clevo_nv41mz_v0.1.2.rom sha256 sha256.sig

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SBOM (Software Bill of Materials)

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